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#Matthew Macklin

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Carl Frampton signs advisory deal with Macklin's MTK Global, eyes Irish boxing history

‘I would like to stand alone in Ireland as a three-weight world champion.’

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split

Frank Warren and Matthew Macklin both want to work with the two-weight world champion.

# matthew-macklin - Friday 28 October, 2016

'He has all the attributes to be a superstar' - Conlan backed to revive American boxing

Top Rank President Todd duBoef thinks the Irish boxer has the credentials to be a success.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Michael Conlan turned down chance to make debut on Pacquaio's comeback card

Belfast star expected to make pro debut in New York on St Patrick’s Day.

# matthew-macklin - Monday 19 September, 2016

'It was the natural choice' - Paddy Barnes signs with Matthew Macklin's MGM team

The three-time Irish Olympian announced he was turning professional last week.

# matthew-macklin - Thursday 12 May, 2016

3-time world title challenger Matthew Macklin retires from boxing

Macklin signs off with four straight wins and quits the ring.

# matthew-macklin - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Retirement plans put on hold as Matthew Macklin edges out Brian Rose on points

The Tipperary Tornado battled hard to claim victory in London tonight.

# matthew-macklin - Sunday 10 May, 2015

There were 2 brutal knockouts last night, while Matthew Macklin got back to winning ways Fight Night This post contains videos

There were 2 brutal knockouts last night, while Matthew Macklin got back to winning ways

James Kirkland and Raphael Zumbano Love were on the receiving end of devastating TKOs.

# matthew-macklin - Friday 30 January, 2015

Boxer Matthew Macklin caught up in Garda raid

The boxer was staying in an apartment that was raided by Gardaí on Thursday.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Look out, old Macky is back! Macklin ends retirement rumours, announces next fight

Macklin pencils in return a few days shy of his 33rd birthday.

# matthew-macklin - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Dave Foley's giant strides and GAA Allstars aplenty - Tipperary's 2014 sporting highlights

Cathal Barrett winning Young Hurler of the Year and other memorable occasions.

# matthew-macklin - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Flying stools and devastating punches: there was a lot of boxing action last night

There was plenty of drama all around the boxing world last night, not just in Dublin.

# matthew-macklin - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Matthew Macklin's world title dream shredded by Heiland in Dublin

Jorge Sebastian Heiland dominated the main event in Dublin’s 3Arena this evening.

Return of the Mack: Matthew Macklin hoping to draw on home comforts as he seeks fourth world title shot

There’s a big night of boxing in store in Dublin.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'I want to take over': John Joe Nevin ready for home debut on Saturday

Olympic silver medallist faces Jack Heath on the Macklin-Heiland undercard in Dublin.

# matthew-macklin - Friday 10 October, 2014

Macklin world title eliminator moved to Dublin's '3 Arena'

Macklin will face middleweight rival Jorge Sebastian Heiland on 15 November in Dublin.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Matthew Macklin's trainer recovering after being shot twice in Marbella

Jamie Moore was shot in the legs in Spain, where he is training with the Irish boxer.

# matthew-macklin - Thursday 31 July, 2014

'He needs me more than I need him' - Matthew Macklin on possible Andy Lee bout

The middleweight title contender was at Croke Park to promote his upcoming bout with Jorge Sebastian Heiland.

# matthew-macklin - Monday 21 July, 2014

Matthew Macklin's Dublin fight will be an official world title eliminator

WBC International champion Jorge Sebastien Heiland confirmed as Macklin’s opponent in Dublin’s National Stadium on August 30th.

# matthew-macklin - Thursday 3 July, 2014

We'll leave it there so: Macklin, the mighty Bouch, a legend in a taxi and all today's sport

Don’t worry, the World Cup will be back with a bang tomorrow.

Matthew Macklin confirms Irish homecoming fight in Dublin next month

Is this the final step on the road to a Macklin v Lee showdown?

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Lar Corbett and Matthew Macklin in bid to buy the birthplace of the GAA

The sports stars have set their sights on purchasing the Thurles hotel that went into receivership last year.

# matthew-macklin - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Look out old Macky is back! Macklin ready to rekindle title dream

Matthew Macklin fights the undefeated Lamar Russ on American primetime TV tonight.

# matthew-macklin - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Lee sets his sights on Macklin after easy Hafner victory

An All-Irish middleweight bout could take place early next year.

# matthew-macklin - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Matthew Macklin lines up December fight against Willie Nelson*

*No, not that Willie Nelson.

# matthew-macklin - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Macklin defeated by Golovkin in 3rd round KO

The Irish boxer failed to curtail the Kazakh fighter’s incredible record.

# matthew-macklin - Friday 21 June, 2013

Macklin ready to test Golovkin's record in world title showdown

Matthew Macklin believes he is “the more proven man” as he prepares to meet unbeaten world champion Gennady Golovkin next weekend.

# matthew-macklin - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Macklin: 'Each setback has just made me more determined'

Matthew Macklin has warned Kazakh champ Gennady Golovkin that even boxing’s greats hit a bump in the road.

# matthew-macklin - Friday 12 April, 2013

Golovkin bleeds too, says confident Matthew Macklin as world title showdown confirmed

The pair face off in Connecticut this summer.

# matthew-macklin - Monday 11 February, 2013

Save the date? Matthew Macklin calls out Andy Lee for 11 May fight

“I honestly don’t believe he fancies it and never has but he is after digging a hole for himself,” Macklin said this morning.

# matthew-macklin - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Spotted! Darron Gibson and Everton mates train at Matt Macklin's gym in Marbella

We wouldn’t fancy trading Marbella for Malahide either, Darron.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Back pages: some of our favourite sportswriting from 2012, part I

Forget about Christmas re-runs on TV — crack open the tin of Roses and enjoy the first part of our bumper sportswriting round-up.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Featuring the Champions League, Matthew Macklin and the latest on Niall Carew’s appointment as Waterford manager.

# matthew-macklin - Monday 19 November, 2012

Macklin accepts Lee's challenge... but Chavez Jr is top of his wishlist

The Tipperary Tornado has said he would be keen for the fight to take place in Dublin’s O2 Arena.

# matthew-macklin - Saturday 3 November, 2012

VIDEO: The book isn't closed on my career just yet -- Lar Corbett

The likes of Niall Quinn, Donal Óg Cusack and Matthew Macklin hit Thurles for the book launch.

# matthew-macklin - Sunday 16 September, 2012

VIDEO: Macklin back to winning ways with first round stoppage Contender This post contains videos

VIDEO: Macklin back to winning ways with first round stoppage

The Irish middleweight ruthlessly disposed of Joachim Alcine inside three minutes in Las Vegas last night.

# matthew-macklin - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Pride or Prejudice: Martinez and Chavez Jr go head-to-head

As Matthew Macklin looks to get back to winning ways in Las Vegas tonight, Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr meet in a mouth-watering main event. Shane Curtis previews the world title showdown.

# matthew-macklin - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Macklin targets title shot against Daniel Geale

Matthew Macklin feels he is the ideal opponent if Australia’s Daniel Geale defends his world middleweight titles in America.

# matthew-macklin - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Andy Lee ready for 'biggest fight of my life'

The Irish boxer also admitted to becoming disillusioned with boxing’s politics over the years.

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